Do you have a favorite Christmas band composition? On this holiday episode of Wind & Rhythm, we discover music composed for, or arranged for, band. We’ll hear Gustav Holst's “In the Bleak Midwinter”, Alfred Reed’s “Russian Christmas Music”, and more, all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Joyeux Noël Alfred Reed The Eastern Wind Symphony, William H. Silvester The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol Percy Grainger University of Florida Clarinet Ensemble, John Watkins
Santa Claus-trophobia Sandy Smith Fountain City Brass Band, Joseph Parisi In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst, arr. Robert W. Smith Emory University Symphonic Winds, Scott A. Stewart The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor,
"L'Inverno" (Winter)- I. Allegro non molto Antonio Vivaldi, arr. Julie Giroux University of North Texas Symphonic Band, Dennis Fisher Christmas Time Jan Van Der Roost Harmonie de Charlesbourg, François Dorion Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson US Coast Guard Band, Commander W. Kenneth Megan Little Drummer Boy/Pat-A-Pan Katherine K. Davis/ trad., arr. Bud Udell US Air Force Heritage of America Band Heritage Brass, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Monroe O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen US Coast Guard Band, Commander W. Kenneth Megan Russian Christmas Music Alfred Reed Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin